Purbeck Podiatry Opening Day 18th February

Come and receive a warm welcome at the opening day of Purbeck Podiatry. Our Podiatrist Alexandra who has over 20 years experience within the profession will be on hand to give information regarding all aspects of foot care. This will be an excellent opportunity to obtain some free cream samples and literature about Podiatry. We look forward to seeing you.

 

Saturday 18th February

The Courtyard Craft Centre
Unit 11, Huntick Road, Lytchett Minster, Dorset, BH16 6BA

Podiatrist/Chiropodist

A Podiatrist/Chiropodist is a health professional who can assess, diagnose, treat and manage conditions of the feet and lower limbs. They have an extensive scope of practice including;

Assessment and treatment of common foot complaints such as corns, other skin pathologies, and nail problems

 

• Assessment of the structure, alignment and function of the feet and legs with appropriate treatment such as insoles, stretching and strengthening exercises to correct any abnormality. A referral may be made to a bio-mechanical specialist

• Nail surgery using local anaesthetics

 

• Management of patients at increased risk of foot problems such as diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and peripheral vascular disease. Annual diabetic foot checks can also be performed.

 

• Advice on prevention of foot problems and how to keep feet in good health

 

• Advice on suitable footwear

Circulatory and skin disorders

• Assessment and treatment of common foot complaints such as corns, other skin pathologies, and nail problems

 

• Assessment of the structure, alignment and function of the feet and legs with appropriate treatment such as insoles, stretching and strengthening exercises to correct any abnormality. A referral may be made to a bio-mechanical specialist

• Nail surgery using local anaesthetics

 

• Management of patients at increased risk of foot problems such as diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and peripheral vascular disease. Annual diabetic foot checks can also be performed.

 

• Advice on prevention of foot problems and how to keep feet in good health

 

• Advice on suitable footwear